This is My Story

"This is My Story" is a HUGE vision with the intention of becoming a movement. This project will contain life stories and experiences surrounding the topics of mental health and christian faith. The stories will come from people just like you and me. ANYONE can participate because everyone's story is important and valuable. "This is My Story" aims to SHARE, INSPIRE and ADVOCATE.

  • Helen Jamieson

    My name is Helen Jamieson, and this is my story: I would’ve never considered before share my mental illness to the public. It took me 20 years to share my physical pain and handicap. At 15 years old, I was diagnosed with an incurable virus infection in my spinal cord that left me paralyzed from the waist down. However, I…

  • Hope in the Darkness

    A Tennis Match I didn’t really understand it when it first hit me. Why everything would turn to a shade of slate, or why I couldn’t control how fast my heart beat in my chest. I never understood the tennis match between severe clinical depression or anxiety that hit me in eighth grade. My parents didn’t quite get it either.…

  • Anxiety: My New Normal

    I grew up as an only child in a South Africa,… …in a town specifically created during the apartheid regime for mixed race people, but with the most amazing parents. I know that many people think that of their parents and we are all entitled to do so, but for me, I will be forever grateful for the sacrifices they…

  • Nashalie Rodriguez

     For ENGLISH translation click HERE “Y de repente te invitan a compartir tu historia. ¿Irónico, verdad? Vivimos a diario con tantas preocupaciones que olvidamos darle valor a lo que hacemos. Contar nuestra historia a veces nos convierte un poco más sensible a recordar eventos que quizás son más delicados, pero también se que te ayudará a entenderme y motivarte a…

  • Wendy Wallace

    My name is Wendy Wallace.  I am a wife and mother.  I am also a quadruple amputee.  In 2011, I developed what I thought was the flu, but it turned out to be something far more menacing.  I contracted necrotizing fasciitis, which is a flesh-eating bacteria.  I spent 3 weeks in a coma and when I woke up both hands…

  • A Letter to my Perpetrator

    To: Perpetrator I have been wanting to do this for a while now. So, I will start by reminding you who I was before you shattered my life. My name is Jennifer Rodriguez-Nieves. I am a Puerto Rican woman, born and raised in the beautiful island of Puerto Rico. My parents, Luis and Carmen, along with my siblings, Nashalie and…